Espresso Machine Cleaning Tips
Cleaning your espresso machine
Equipment should be kept clean, set correctly, and well maintained. Any stale coffee in your machine or grinder will affect the flavour of your fresh coffee.
- Back flush your machine with the blind filter according to the manufacturers' instructions. If it's a domestic or super automatic machine, descale according to manufacturer's instructions.
- Clean the portafilter and shower screen with a group head brush.
- Clean any coffee build up from the baskets by rinsing and scouring.
- Use a chemical cleaning solution regularly to soak portafilter handles.
- Empty the drip tray, drain and rinse with water.
- Cleaning products are also available for the steaming wand.
- Clean the exterior of your machine with an appropriate surface cleaner.
- Essential accessories include chemical cleaning agents and group head brushes.
- Whilst brewing, keep your machine parts and exterior coffee making area clean with purpose designed Cafessi Barista Cloths
- Clean any coffee build up from the baskets by rinsing and scouring
- Empty the drip tray and rinse with water
Additional semi commercial and commercial machine cleaning
Additional domestic and superautomatic machine cleaning
Descale your machine with Cafetto Descaler every 3 months according to the manufacturer's instructions.